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DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Program on behalf of the interagency Biomass Research and Development (R&D) Board today announces an open meeting and call for information to solicit information and viewpoints from interested parties on the challenges and opportunities of expanding the bioeconomy. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting date due to logistical issues that had to be resolved prior to the meeting date. DATES: July 31, 2014 7:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl., NW., Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be directed to Alicia Lindauer, Designated Federal Official for the Workshop, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave SW., Washington, DC 20585, email alicia.lindauer@ ee.doe.gov, 720–356–1356. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 144 (Monday, July 28, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43741-43742]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17713]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Expanding Bioeconomy

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Program on behalf of the 
interagency Biomass Research and Development (R&D) Board today 
announces an open meeting and call for information to solicit 
information and viewpoints from interested parties on the challenges 
and opportunities of expanding the bioeconomy. This notice is being 
published less than 15 days prior to the meeting date due to logistical 
issues that had to be resolved prior to the meeting date.

DATES: July 31, 2014 7:30 a.m.--5:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl., 
NW., Washington, DC 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be directed to Alicia 
Lindauer, Designated Federal Official for the Workshop, Office of 
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Ave SW., Washington, DC 20585, email 
alicia.lindauer@ee.doe.gov, 720-356-1356.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the meeting: To receive comments and input on a national 
vision for a bioeconomy based on the use of biomass for biofuels, 
bioproducts, and biopower. The Biomass R&D Board intends to hear from 
interested parties on the challenges and opportunities currently facing 
the bioenergy sector.
    Tentative Agenda: The workshop will include presentations from 
Biomass R&D Board Agency representatives on ongoing activities in the 
bioenergy field. The meeting will feature three sessions for public 
comment on challenges and opportunities in Feedstocks and Logistics, 
Conversion Technologies, and Distribution and End Use.
    Public Participation: Members of the public are encouraged to 
attend, however, there is limited seating available and only the first 
120 registrants will be allowed to attend the workshop. If you would 
like to register to attend the workshop, or to attend the workshop and 
provide oral comments during one of the comment sessions, please 
contact Ashley Rose at Ashley.rose@ee.doe.gov. The deadline for 
registration is July 30, 2014. If you are unable to attend the event 
and would like to submit written comments for consideration, please 
email them to Ashley.rose@ee.doe.gov.
    Instructions: Any information, input, and data as part of written 
or oral comments may be made available to the public. Do not include 
any personal information or information claimed to

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be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute in either written or verbal form.
    The maximum time allowed for oral comments at the meeting is five 
(5) minutes per individual. The maximum number of speakers from the 
same organization will be limited to one (1). Those speaking are asked 
to provide written comments in advance of the meeting if possible. No 
slides or handouts will be allowed. The agency representatives may ask 
clarifying questions during the oral presentations but will not respond 
to the presentations during the meeting. Written statements and 
supporting information submitted before the deadline will be considered 
with the same weight as oral comments presented at the workshop.
    Please designate which session you are providing written and oral 
comments to:

 Session One: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the 
Industry-- Feedstock Production and Logistics
 Session Two: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the 
Industry--Conversion Technologies
 Session Three: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the 
Industry-- Distribution and End Use

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2014.
Jonathan Male,
Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-17713 Filed 7-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P